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Wednesday 31 October 1990, Halloween

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aaron Abernathy and Lil JJ. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Jacob's Ladder, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Plains Of Passage by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Les nuls, l'émission. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anarchy or Battletech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Jacob's Ladder

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Pea, Danny Aiello

Country: United States

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Night of the Living Dead

Directed by: Tom Savini

Starring: Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles

Country: United States

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Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene

Country: United States

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Akira

Directed by: Katsuhiro Otomo

Starring: Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Mitsuo Iwata

Country: United States

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Memphis Belle

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Trials of Life

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom

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Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers

Starring: Alan Alda

Country: United States

The Dreamstone

Written by: Michael Jupp

Starring: Jacqueline Clarke, Nancy Hendry, Gary Martin, Richard Tate

Country: United Kingdom

Get a Life

Written by: Chris Elliott, David Mirkin, Adam Resnick

Starring: Chris Elliott, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue, Bob Elliott

Country: United States

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Haywire

Starring: Brad Slaight

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 October 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
  • Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
  • Cornwall - Allantide
  • October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
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Facts:
  • Pakistan make 3-0 drubbing of New Zealand, Waqar Younis 29 series wkts

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1990?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: GM's Saturn -- Oct. 29, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9249
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.37

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Plains of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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The Burden of Proof

By: Scott Turow

Late one spring afternoon, Alejandro Stern, the brilliant defense lawyer from Presumed Innocent, comes home from a business trip to find that Clara, his wife of thirty years, has committed suicide.

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Memories of Midnight

By: Sidney Sheldon

The internationally best-selling 'The Other Side of Midnight' was dominated by the man who is Sheldon's most magnificent creation... 'Constantin Demiris'Billionaire, art lover, womaniser...and

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Adventures of Rad Gravity

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Activision

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The Amazing Spider-Man

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS, Commodore 64, Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle game, Platform game

Publisher: Paragon Software

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Anarchy

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Side-scrolling shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Battletech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Infocom

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Bo Jackson Baseball

Platform: NES, MS-DOS, Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Data East Mindscape

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